Ohlone Salad


Make an ohlone salad representing many Native greens from the oak woodlands. Continue



  • watercress
  • sorrell
  • purslane
  • pickleweed (also called sea beans)
  • roasted hazelnuts
  • piñon nuts
  • half shell walnuts
  • gooseberries
  • blackberries
  • huckleberries (when available)
  • popped amaranth
  • walnut oil
  • edible, native flowers
  • elderberry juice


  1. Mix together spicy watercress, purslane and sweet sorrel with juicy blackberries and gooseberries. We add fiddleheads and pickleweed sautéed in walnut oil with SF Bay salt, hazelnuts, pinon nuts, walnuts, and popped amaranth. Lastly, we dress our greens in walnut oil and elderberry juice.

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